Ecology and Society – table of contents for Vol 17, #2

New Issue Announcement

Volume 17, Issue 2| June 2012

Editors-in-Chief Carl Folke and Lance Gunderson are pleased to announce the publication of Volume 17, Issue 2 of Ecology and Society. This issue sees the closure of the special feature Balancing Ecology and Community Using Cumulative Effects Models edited by Marian Weber and Naomi Krogman. We are also pleased to publish the first manuscripts in the following two special features: (1) Urban Ecological and Social-Ecological Research in the City of Cape Town edited by Pippin Anderson and Thomas Elmqvist; and (2) Bridging Conservation and Development in Latin America and Africa: Changing Contexts, Changing Strategies edited by Claudia Romero and Lisa Seales. To read the full text of these articles, or to access all other articles published in this issue, please see the table of contents below.


An Uncommon Scholar of the Commons
Carl Folke, John M Anderies, Lance Gunderson, and Marco A Janssen

Guest Editorial


(sf) Cumulative Effects Assessment: Linking Social, Ecological, and Governance Dimensions
Marian Weber, Naomi Krogman, and Terry Antoniuk

(sf) Conservation and Development in Latin America and Southern Africa: Setting the Stage
Claudia Romero, Simone Athayde, Jean-Gael E. Collomb, Maria DiGiano, Marianne Schmink, Sam Schramski, and Lisa Seales



Model-Based Estimation of Collision Risks of Predatory Birds with Wind Turbines
Marcus Eichhorn, Karin Johst, Ralf Seppelt, and Martin Drechsler

(sf) Climate Change, Adaptation, and Formal Education: the Role of Schooling for Increasing Societies’ Adaptive Capacities in El Salvador and Brazil
Christine Wamsler, Ebba Brink, and Oskari Rantala

Communicating Ecology Through Art: What Scientists Think
David J Curtis, Nick Reid, and Guy Ballard

(sf) Zebra Mussel Farming in the Szczecin (Oder) Lagoon: Water-Quality Objectives and Cost-Effectiveness
Gerald Schernewski, Nardine Stybel, and Thomas Neumann

(sf) How to Maintain Domesticity of Usages in Small Rural Forests? Lessons from Forest Management Continuity through a French Case Study
Anne Sourdril, Emilie Andrieu, Alain Cabanettes, Bernard Elyakime, and Sylvie Ladet

Continuity and Change in Social-ecological Systems: the Role of Institutional Resilience
Elke Herrfahrdt-Pähle and Claudia Pahl-Wostl

Using Participatory Scenarios to Stimulate Social Learning for Collaborative Sustainable Development
Kris A Johnson, Genya Dana, Nicholas R Jordan, Kathy J Draeger, Anne Kapuscinski, Laura K Schmitt Olabisi, and Peter B Reich

(sf) Resilience of Sweet Chestnut and Truffle Holm-Oak Rural Forests in Languedoc-Roussillon, France: Roles of Social-Ecological Legacies, Domestication, and Innovations
Yildiz Aumeeruddy-Thomas, Clara Therville, Cedric Lemarchand, Alban Lauriac, and Franck Richard

Tibetan Sacred Sites: Understanding the Traditional Management System and Its Role in Modern Conservation
Xiaoli Shen, Zhi Lu, Shengzhi Li, and Nyima Chen

(sf) Analysis of the Impact of the Use of Eucalyptus Biomass for Energy on Wood Availability for Eucalyptus Forest in Portugal: a Simulation Study
Susana Barreiro and Margarida Tomé

Social-Ecological Scale Mismatches and the Collapse of the Sea Urchin Fishery in Maine, USA
Teresa R. Johnson, James A. Wilson, Caitlin Cleaver, and Robert L. Vadas

(sf) Boundary Work: Engaging Knowledge Systems in Co-management of Feral Animals on Indigenous Lands
Catherine J Robinson and Tabatha J Wallington

Enabling the Contextualization of Legal Rules in Responsive Strategies to Climate Change
Marleen van Rijswick and Willem Salet

Adaptive Comanagement in the Venice Lagoon? An Analysis of Current Water and Environmental Management Practices and Prospects for Change
Stefania Munaretto and Dave Huitema

(sf) Social-Ecological Thresholds in a Changing Boreal Landscape: Insights from Cree Knowledge of the Lesser Slave Lake Region of Alberta, Canada
Brenda L Parlee, Karen Geertsema, and Allen Willier

Connecting Social Networks with Ecosystem Services for Watershed Governance: a Social-Ecological Network Perspective Highlights the Critical Role of Bridging Organizations
Kaitlyn J Rathwell and Garry D Peterson

A Geographic Model to Assess and Limit Cumulative Ecological Degradation from Marcellus Shale Exploitation in New York, USA
John B Davis and George R Robinson

(sf) Development of a Compendium of Local, Wild-Harvested Species Used in the Informal Economy Trade, Cape Town, South Africa
L. M. Petersen, E. J. Moll, R. Collins, and Marc T. Hockings

(sf) Urbanization Drives a Reduction in Functional Diversity in a Guild of Nectar-feeding Birds
Anton Pauw and Kirsten Louw

(sf) Nitrogen Source Apportionment for the Catchment, Estuary, and Adjacent Coastal Waters of the River Scheldt
Jan E Vermaat, Steven Broekx, Bert Van Eck, Guy Engelen, Fritz Hellmann, Jean Luc De Kok, Hans Van der Kwast, Joachim Maes, Wim Salomons, and Willem Van Deursen



Urgent Biophilia: Human-Nature Interactions and Biological Attractions in Disaster Resilience
Keith G Tidball

A Synthesis of Current Approaches to Traps Is Useful But Needs Rethinking for Indigenous Disadvantage and Poverty Research
Yiheyis T Maru, Cameron S Fletcher, and Vanessa H Chewings

Strengthening Environmental Foresight: Potential Contributions of Futures Research
David N Bengston, George H Kubik, and Peter C Bishop

Public Participation in Scientific Research: a Framework for Deliberate Design
Jennifer L. Shirk, Heidi L. Ballard, Candie C. Wilderman, Tina Phillips, Andrea Wiggins, Rebecca Jordan, Ellen McCallie, Matthew Minarchek, Bruce V Lewenstein, Marianne E Krasny, and Rick Bonney



Transforming Innovation for Sustainability
Melissa Leach, Johan Rockström, Paul Raskin, Ian Scoones, Andy C Stirling, Adrian Smith, John Thompson, Erik Millstone, Adrian Ely, Elisa Arond, Carl Folke, and Per Olsson

(sf) Evidence, Perceptions, and Trade-offs Associated with Invasive Alien Plant Control in the Table Mountain National Park, South Africa
Brian W van Wilgen

(sf) Can Cape Town’s unique biodiversity be saved? Balancing conservation imperatives and development needs
Patricia M Holmes, Anthony G Rebelo, Clifford Dorse, and Julia Wood

Insight on Invasions and Resilience Derived from Spatiotemporal Discontinuities of Biomass at Local and Regional Scales
David G Angeler, Craig R Allen, and Richard K Johnson

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